alligator pearalligator pear
Origin of alligator pearaltered (? by folk etymology because of the appearance of the skin) from avogato: see avocado
Origin of alligator pearBy folk etymology from American Spanish aguacate avocado (probably influenced by the similarity of the thick, pebbly skin of the avocado to alligator hide) ; see aguacate .
(plural alligator pears)